Selmer (Paris) Soloist Mouthpiece - Alto Saxophone
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The new "Soloist" mouthpieces designed by Selmer-Paris have been inspired from the older "Soloist" models manufactured in the 40's. Precision tooled from a hard rubber bar, its inner chamber offers a nice direct volume. A warm, centered sound to play both Jazz and classical repertoire.
This mouthpiece is based on a vintage Selmer model, and certainly one can get a tone reminiscent of the golden age of jazz! The chamber is horseshoe shaped and small in size, which helps to create a well-centred and rounded sound. The tone was full and consistent throughout the range of the sax. I could produce a nice full warm pianissimo, and then a raw and buzzy tone when playing forte. This is a very versatile mouthpiece, one that could be used for classical concerts or for the lush sounds of a big band sax section.
Tip Opening Guide
C* = 1.55mm
C** = 1.65mm
D = 1.75mm
E = 1.85mm
F = 1.95mm
G = 2.05mm
H = 2.15mm
Supplied without cap and ligature. We recommend a Rovner or BG ligature.
Selmer Paris Mouthpieces
Selmer Paris mouthpieces have been the gold standard for several generations now. The reason is their consistency, their ease of playability, and most of all, their unsurpassed tone quality. What you will find in each mouthpiece series is the characteristic Selmer Paris sound-beautifully warm and sculpted with a sweet center. Articulation is easier, dynamic range is increased, and maximum expression is allowed on these incredibly stable mouthpieces. There is a Selmer Paris mouthpiece for every type of playing situation.
All of our instruments are fully checked and set-up by our experienced technicians. Regardless of size or price - all saxophones go through the same process. Here at Sax.co.uk we know that when you buy a sax, our pro set up is absolutley essential to ensure the instrument you're purchasing is playing to it's optimum peformance.
In addition, all new saxophones purchased from us can be returned within a year for a FREE checkover to make sure your saxophone continues to perform its best.
Our 12-Step Checkover:
• All transit packing and corks from the manufacturer are removed.
• Thorough visual check for any imperfections in the finish, includes unlacquered saxophones.
• All pads checked for quality.
• All pad seatings checked using leak lights and traditional feeler paper methods.
• Regulation checked and adjusted.
• All key corks and felts checked, adjusted to set vent heights.
• All spring tensions checked and adjusted to create an even feel across the instrument.
• Neck fitting checked.
• Crook cork checked for cork quality and provided mouthpiece fits.
• Thorough play-test from top to bottom, including alternate fingerings.
• Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
• Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.
Delivery & Returns
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